A South African businessman, Jason Rohde, who has been sentenced to almost 20 years for murdering his wife, will appeal the court verdict. Wife killer is expected to file an application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence on Tuesday.
The man was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment for murdering Susan Rohde and withholding evidence. The murderer allegedly tried to make the incident look like she committed suicide.
Jason Rohde heard the court verdict for murdering his wife almost two weeks ago. Thus, according to official data, he was slapped with 18 years for murder and five years for defeating the ends of justice. The businessman’s defence team decided to appeal the conviction and sentence soon after he was sentenced.